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GRE Verbal Practice Questions

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Build your Vocabulary with more than 1300+ free online practice questions/words

The GRE verbal reasoning section is most difficult and requires maximum preparation (Good vocabulary is key to success). The verbal test is scored on a scale of 130-170, in 1-point increments. GRE Verbal exam has questions on Reading Comprehension, Text Completion, Sentence Equivalence.

The test consists of 1300+ questions. You have to select right synonym.


  humorous; funny; jocular
  excessively ornate swollen or bloated
  piece of linen worn as a necktie
  oppose to alcohol

Use of cravat in news...

The rocker dressed in a grey suit with red cravat, pink shirt and smart shoes while scraping his long hair back into a pony tail.

A dapper dresser whose shoes always shone, Mr Sadler (pictured) often wore a cravat and continued to practise the courtesy of tipping his hat or cap.

Dan Bobby has a walking stick, top hat and, around his neck, a maroon cravat. A Christmas display is in the lobby of the visitors center.

(And it didn't hurt that he looks marvelous in a cravat.) Now here we are again with "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows," and it's ... a lot like the first one, just longer and more stuffed full of locations and bullets and smartly tattered costumes.

And Burt's old acrobat pal Nick Cravat is on-hand playing Vallo's mute sidekick (the studio wouldn't let him speak on-screen because of his thick New York accent).

Toughest GRE Words

Below are some words (from our collection of 1300+ words) which were answered wrong by most users..
  • quibble : try to avoid by sophistication
  • arrant : in the highest degree
  • recreancy : cowardly
  • foment : put something warm (to lessen the pain)
  • lucubrate : write in scholarly fashion

How Important is Verbal GRE?
Lot of international students ask... : I have a good score in TOEFL and ..if GRE Verbal really important? The short answer is YES. Again to improve vocabulary learn words/synonyms and their usage. Practice as much as you can. Reading quality text is very important(swallowing vocab words may not help a lot).

GRE word list will help in GRE Sentence Equivalence and Text Completion questions. These type of questions are added from Aug 2011 GRE Test. We belive GRE sample questions with word usage will help you to score more!

Good Luck with your 2014 GRE exams!
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